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Acorn Antiques (1987)

We meet the regulars of Acorn Antiques going about their daily lives.

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Victoria Wood
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victoria Wood ... Berta
Celia Imrie ... Babs
Julie Walters ... Mrs. Overall
Susie Blake ... Announcer
Duncan Preston ... Clifford
Kenny Ireland ... Derek
Rosie Collins Rosie Collins ... Trixie
Peter Ellis Peter Ellis ... Jerez Martinez
Nicholas Barnes Nicholas Barnes ... Roberts - Scriptwriter
Bryan Burdon Bryan Burdon ... Undetermined Role
Graham Callan Graham Callan ... Undetermined Role
Deborah Grant ... Crew Member
Paul Heiney Paul Heiney ... Self - Reporter
Sam Kelly ... Director
Albert Welch Albert Welch ... Customer
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We meet the regulars of Acorn Antiques going about their daily lives.

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Trivia

The soap was part of Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (1985), and each episode of Acorn Antiques was introduced by Susie Blake. See more »

Quotes

Babs: [on the phone] Well, that certainly *sounds* like a genuine Picasso. But I would have to see it to be sure.
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of one episode there is a spoof credit for an "Antiques Adviser Rosamund Crull"! See more »

Connections

Featured in Ben Elton: Laughing at the 80s (2011) See more »

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The best soap - ever
26 October 2003 | by BenguinSee all my reviews

Acorn Antiques is without doubt the best soap opera ever produced. Okay, so the sets were wonky, the lines were terrible and the actors couldn't act their way out of a paper bag - but this was era defining television...

All jokes aside, Victoria Wood and her 'family' made this spoof perfect and each episode is a gem. You have to be extremely talented to do spoofs this well.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1987 (UK) See more »

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Victoria Woods' Acorn Antiques Omibus Edition See more »

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